The first table below looks at the demand for Frame Relay skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Frame Relay over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Frame Relay
Rank 555 514 539
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Contract jobs citing Frame Relay 11 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Average daily rate £250 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6740 6693 8493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 15.24% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3602 3417 4059
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 547 573
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Frame Relay
UK

Frame Relay
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Frame Relay Jobs Demand Trend in England

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Trend in England

Frame Relay
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Frame Relay Daily Rate Histogram in England

Frame Relay
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Frame Relay across the England region.

Frame Relay Hourly Rate Trend in England

Frame Relay
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Frame Relay within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 6 £225 - 2
London -40 3 £350 +2.18%
South West - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Frame Relay
UK

Frame Relay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Frame Relay also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Frame Relay.

1 30 (75.00%) ATM
2 29 (72.50%) Cisco
3 28 (70.00%) Ethernet
4 23 (57.50%) MPLS
5 21 (52.50%) WAN
5 21 (52.50%) LAN
6 20 (50.00%) SDH
6 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (47.50%) VoIP
8 17 (42.50%) VPN
8 17 (42.50%) OSPF
8 17 (42.50%) BGP
9 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
10 15 (37.50%) Firewall
10 15 (37.50%) EIGRP
11 13 (32.50%) CCNP
11 13 (32.50%) CCNA
12 10 (25.00%) ADSL
13 9 (22.50%) SLA
13 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
13 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
13 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
14 8 (20.00%) German Language
14 8 (20.00%) xDSL
14 8 (20.00%) Wireless
14 8 (20.00%) Internet
14 8 (20.00%) ITIL
14 8 (20.00%) RIP
15 7 (17.50%) CCIE

Frame Relay
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Frame Relay also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Frame Relay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) ATM
2 28 (70.00%) Ethernet
3 23 (57.50%) MPLS
4 21 (52.50%) WAN
4 21 (52.50%) LAN
5 20 (50.00%) SDH
6 19 (47.50%) VoIP
7 17 (42.50%) VPN
7 17 (42.50%) OSPF
7 17 (42.50%) BGP
8 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (37.50%) Firewall
9 15 (37.50%) EIGRP
10 10 (25.00%) ADSL
11 8 (20.00%) xDSL
11 8 (20.00%) Wireless
11 8 (20.00%) Internet
11 8 (20.00%) RIP
12 7 (17.50%) DWDM
13 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) German Language
3 6 (15.00%) Advertising
3 6 (15.00%) Dutch Language
4 4 (10.00%) Finance
5 3 (7.50%) French Language
6 2 (5.00%) Italian Language
6 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Network Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (7.50%) IP Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (7.50%) Network Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Network Support
4 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) CCTV
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Network Design
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
2 13 (32.50%) CCNA
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) CCIE
5 6 (15.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) CCIP
6 3 (7.50%) CCDP
7 2 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) CCDA
8 1 (2.50%) CCVP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 5 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) Nortel
2 6 (15.00%) Nokia
2 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (15.00%) F5
3 4 (10.00%) Siemens
3 4 (10.00%) Juniper
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.50%) ProCurve
4 3 (7.50%) EMC
4 3 (7.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.50%) Mitel
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba